Candidacy

Vocation - Become a Leader

If you are discerning a call to ordained ministry, your first step should be to contact your synod office. The synod Candidacy Committee makes the final determination, using churchwide standards, to assess a Candidate’s readiness for rostered leadership in the ELCA. At the synod office, you will be directed to the person/s who can talk to you about your discernment journey and the candidacy process, what forms are necessary and how to complete them.

A list of all of the required candidate forms is available on the ELCA candidacy resource page.

Download the ELCA’s Frequently Asked Questions list for further information.

SUMMARY OF CANDIDACYCANDIDACY IN REGION 2

Candidacy Committee Meetings

August 25 – 26, 2017
Sacramento Office of the Bishop

November 3 – 4, 2017
St Andrew’s Lutheran Church, San Mateo

January 12 – 13, 2018
Location TBD

April 13 – 14, 2018
Location TBD

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Candidacy Contacts

Rev. Nancy Feniuk Nelson
EMAIL

Ms. Laurie Gaumer
EMAIL